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Adventure Coast In the News

Enjoy this digest of February 8 through February 21, 2018 stories curated from various media and online mentions. 

Quality sandwiches, home-town touch help Red Mule celebrate 40th  

Their conversation died as three diners bent to eat thick sandwiches late in the lunch hour recently at the Red Mule Pub.

Florida Bluegrass Classic  

The Florida Bluegrass Classic will once again be home to many music fans who love bluegrass, real country music and having a great time with others.

11 Best Things To Do in the Springtime in Florida  

With a combination of cool nights and warm days, Spring is one of the best times to adventure through Florida.

Amazing Art in the Park March 10 - 11 in Brooksville  

The very popular “Art in the Park”  will be presented by the Hernando County Fine Arts Council for the 34th year on Saturday, March 10, from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, March 11, from 10 am to 4 pm at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, in downtown Brooksville.

10 Amazing Florida Hikes Under 3 Miles You'll Absolutely Love 

Most Floridians or visitors to The Sunshine State don’t necessarily think about hiking when they think about Florida.

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Live Oak Theatre's Spring Production: ReUnKnighted  

Tickets are now on sale for LOT’s ReUnKnighted, a delightful original musical. 

Live Oak Theatre Undertaking Capital Campaign to Purchase Former County Utilities Building  

Live Oak Theatre has undertaken a capital campaign to purchase a home of its own.

One Man Kayaked 788 Miles to Fund Building and Installing These Artificial Reef Balls Along Florida's Coast  

It’s been nearly eight months since Cole Kolasa paddled his kayak 788 miles along the west coast of Florida to raise money for reef conservation.

Native American Festival Draws crowds despite rain  

Between twenty and twenty-five different tribes participated in the fifth annual Native American Festival celebrated Feb. 3 and 4, 2018.

FWC approves regional bay scallop seasons for 2018 with some changes from original proposal  

At its February meeting near Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved regionally-specific bay scallop open season dates for 2018, including a change to the season for Levy, Citrus and Hernando counties that was proposed in December.

Brooksville's beloved Florida Cracker Kitchen spreads southern charm to Jacksonville  

Florida Cracker Kitchen has become a Brooksville staple since opening on Jefferson Street nearly five years ago.

Observation tower at Linda Pedersen Park reopened  

For over a year the Observation Tower at Linda Pederson Park had been closed due to a fire that occurred on October 14, 2016.

Weeki Wachee Mermaids return to aquarium  

Once was not enough for the Weeki Wachee Mermaids. The world-famous sirens return to the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher for a limited time March 1-4 and 8-11.

World-Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids  

The World-Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids will enchant young and old, swimming, twirling and flipping alongside sharks, rays, eels and schooling fish.